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Wait for Lion?

by Cachencho-20787290197629097786900008468633 / April 20, 2011 6:45 AM PDT

So I'm a long-time PC (read Windows) user who has had it! Finally decided to make "the switch". Now the only question is ... should I wait a couple of more months for Lion? Pros? Cons? If I buy my Mac now, will it be considered an "upgrade" to get Lion, or a full-blown OS purchase? How much is a typical upgrade? New OS purchase?

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That's a personal choice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 23, 2011 2:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Wait for Lion?

As to cost, why not ask Apple?

There are some folk that fret about such updates. But for the software ones I know I can skip it and move on. The hardware ones are tougher. Such as I won't get a Macbook air today as the update is very soon. I would get the other Macbooks since they are very current.
Bob

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Wait for Lion?
by lordblu / May 6, 2011 6:02 AM PDT
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Great question. You dont have to wait that long in regards to finding out exactly when Lion will be coming out.. Apples Developer convention is <span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> June 6-10 which will be heavily focused on the Lion OS. Historically I would wait till the convention which is almost only a month a way. In regards to pricing apple wont tell you because employees are not allowed to discuss future unreleased products.. Bottom line if you if u r new 2 mac wait just a little bit i will be worth it

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It depends
by VideoHsu / May 10, 2011 6:20 PM PDT
In reply to: Wait for Lion?

It depends whether you have to buy a new Mac now. If yes, no need to hesitate, if not, wait for Lion

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